Brewers association

Michael Guitard – Brewers Association

What is your current position at your brewery and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry?

I am the owner of Frogg’s Brewery in Marlborough, NH My wife and I have spent weekends and vacations with friends visiting craft breweries in New England, across the United States, and overseas. I met a great brewer, we got along well and we decided to give it a shot by opening Frogg Brewing last October.

What’s new at Frogg Brewing?

We’ve only been open for seven months and have up to nine beers on tap. We like to cater to the needs of all beer lovers by offering a wide range of styles including IPA, Pilsner, Dark, Porter, Stout, Pale Ale and Kölsch, to name a few.

What’s the best part of being part of the craft brewing community?

The community likes to work together and help each other. We share resources, answer questions and collaborate.

Name a favorite beer-food pairing.

Beer and pretzels.

What is your greatest achievement unrelated to your job?

I own my own home building business, which I still operate with the brewery.

What’s your favorite beer from another brewery?

Heady Topper from The Alchemist.

What do you like to do during your time away from the brewery?

Travel across the United States and abroad to enjoy local culture, cuisine, and spirits.

What is the most memorable travel destination where you had the opportunity to taste the local beer?

In September 2018 I traveled to Germany, Switzerland and Austria and tasted too many beers to count. It was great meeting brewers to discuss how their beers are made and the beers from each region.